What is the first step of mediation?
There are 6 steps to a formal mediation; 1) introductory remarks, 2) statement of the problem by the parties, 3) information gathering time, 4) identification of the problems, 5) bargaining and generating options, and 6) reaching an agreement.
What should I bring to mediation?
Checklist: Things to take with you to mediationTake documents like court documents, statements, photographs, invoices and payment records.Put all your documents and information in order. If you want the other parties to look at any documents, you may want to make copies to give to them.
How do you talk during mediation?
How to Talk and Listen Effectively in MediationStrive to understand through active listening. In trial, litigants address juries in their opening statements and final arguments. Avoid communication barriers. Watch your nonverbal communication. Be ready to deal with emotions at mediation. Focus on the facts. Use your mediator and limit caucuses. Conclusion.
What questions do mediators ask?
Some of the questions that a mediator ought to ask counsel for the parties during the mediation include the following. What are your/your client’s goals for this mediation? What would help you achieve your goals? What are the obstacles to resolving the dispute?
Can I bring someone to mediation?
No. You will need to choose your support person and make arrangements for them to attend the mediation session. However, CJC staff may be able to link you with appropriate services if you don’t have a support person in mind. A support person being present.